Essays about: "Ecosystem Analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 491 essays containing the words Ecosystem Analysis.

  1. 1. Spatiotemporal changes in Gothenburg municipality's green space, 1986 to 2019

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Kristin Blinge; [2021-04-01]
    Keywords : NDVI; multitemporal change analysis; incremental change; urbanization;

    Abstract : As the world’s population is becoming increasingly more urban the infrastructure expands toaccommodate the inhabitants’ needs. In a dense urban environment green space has animportant function since it provides vital ecosystem services, contributes to recreational andcultural values and is essential for biodiversity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Qualitative analysis of a regional public policy for air quality : A case study of Normandie, France

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Arthur Avenas; [2021]
    Keywords : Atmospheric pollution; Atmosphere Protection Plan; policy planning; legislation; incentive measures; best practices; reduction of emissions; regional scale; case study; Normandie;

    Abstract : Today, outdoor air quality occupies an important place into civic dialogue because of the many impacts of atmospheric pollution on health. Different legislations and strategies have thus been implemented across the world to improve outdoor air quality. READ MORE

  3. 3. The intraspecific drought tolerance of Betula pendula Roth. : ecotypic aptitude as tree selection criteria for the urban landscape

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Breeding (from 130101)

    Author : Simon Hannus; [2021]
    Keywords : Betula pendula; clinal variation; drought tolerance; ecosystem services; ecotypes; potential evapotranspiration; turgor loss point; urban forestry; urban resilience; urban tree selection;

    Abstract : The ecosystem services provided by urban trees are substantial contributors to the quality of urban living, and their environmentally regulating capabilities are increasingly regarded as integral in order to efficiently secure urban resilience, by ameliorating the human and material impacts of extreme weather events. However, current trends of urban development presents challenges of how to preserve urban greenery ecosystem functioning, particularly in light of the ongoing climate change; which also has brought forth the importance of taxonomically diverse urban forests, to mitigate risks of catastrophic tree loss associated with these conditions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Facilitation of experiences in natural environments

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Kajsa Hansson; [2021]
    Keywords : cultural ecosystem services; facilitation; human ecological triangle; experiences; human-nature interaction; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : There are many and varied benefits associated with experiences in natural environments. This thesis examines the practices and perspectives of people who professionally facilitate and thus enable such experiences. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Swedish policy framework for Forest Ecosystem Services : a study of integration of objectives, policy instruments and local actor’s knowledge about policies and policy objectives

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Karolina Tanse; [2021]
    Keywords : energy; climate; forest; nature conservation; policy analysis; policy implementation; policy perception; stakeholders; beslutsfattande; policyimplementering; policyintegrering; skogliga ekosystemtjänster; Sverige;

    Abstract : Paper 1 There is a trend towards intensification of forest use in many European countries, fuelled by an increased demand for forest products and services, driven by the global population, income growth and an increasing per capita consumption of forest products and forest ecosystem services, and politically promoted by a shift towards a bio-based economy. Based on the assumption that decisions on forest management relate to synergies—e. READ MORE